In the Journals

Stroke at 5 years more common after CABG vs. PCI

July 18, 2018
In an analysis of 11 randomized clinical trials, the rate of stroke at 5 years was significantly lower after PCI compared with CABG, and the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Two dry eye drop formulations compared

July 18, 2018
Comparison of two types of eye drops, one containing hyaluronic acid and the other containing carboxymethylcellulose, in patients with moderate dry…
In the Journals Plus

L-glutamine reduces painful crises associated with sickle cell disease

July 18, 2018
Adults and children with sickle cell disease who received prescription-grade oral L-glutamine alone or with hydroxyurea experienced fewer painful…
In the Journals

Poor prognostic factors do not predict DMARD use in RA

July 18, 2018
The prevalence of poor prognostic factors among patients with rheumatoid arthritis — such as functional limitation, extra-articular disease…

Global survey shows progress, gaps in antimicrobial resistance efforts

July 18, 2018
WHO, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health have released findings from a recent survey assessing global…
FDA NewsPerspective

Janssen receives FDA approval for Symtuza

July 18, 2018
Janssen announced that it has received FDA approval for Symtuza, a once-daily, single-tablet, darunavir-based HIV-1 regimen for treatment-naive and…
In the Journals

Vitamin D does not affect gestational hypertension, preeclampsia

July 18, 2018
Vitamin D did not protect pregnant women against gestational hypertension or preeclampsia, according to a study published in The BMJ. Maria C
FDA News

FDA expands Intelence label to include young children with HIV

July 18, 2018
The FDA has approved labeling changes for Intelence to expand treatment for HIV-infected patents aged 2 to 6 years and weighing at least 10 kg. The…
In the Journals

High definition technology, add-on devices improve colonoscopy output

July 18, 2018
High-definition, forward-facing colonoscopes better identified adenomas during screening colonoscopy than a full spectrum endoscopy system, according…

AOA urges Facebook to remove Opternative ads

July 18, 2018
The American Optometric Association has contacted Mark Zuckerberg, asking that Opternative’s advertisements be removed from Facebook. "Given…
Feature

Rucaparib induces response in BRCA-mutated pancreatic cancer

July 18, 2018
Some patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who harbor BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations derived clinical benefit from rucaparib, according to study…
In the Journals

Liver cancer mortality rates increasing significantly in the U.S.

July 18, 2018
Liver cancer mortality increased from the ninth leading cause of cancer death in 2000 to sixth leading cause in 2016, according to a report published…

Vision business helps increase Johnson & Johnson’s quarterly results

July 18, 2018
Johnson & Johnson announced sales of $20.8 billion in the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 10.6% from 2017’s second quarter totals…
Meeting News

Institutional system changes may improve ankle fracture fixation outcomes

July 18, 2018
BOSTON — Institutional system changes for treatment of ankle fractures may reduce malreduction and complication rates, according to results…
In the Journals

Breath test analysis spots pancreatic cancer

July 18, 2018
Identifying certain compounds found in breath samples helped distinguish patients with pancreatic cancer from those without, according to research…
In the Journals

Veterans Health Administration dialysis providers linked with lower mortality rates, increased hospitalization rates

July 18, 2018
Veterans who initiated dialysis with a Veterans Health Administration dialysis provider appeared to have lower mortality rates, but experienced…
Point/Counter

What are the benefits of a diabetes screening vs. treatment clinic in the shelter setting?

Endocrine Today, July 2018
At the Firehouse Shelter for homeless men in Birmingham, Alabama, the main goal is to transition men from homelessness to permanent housing. However…
Diabetes in Real Life

Nonprofit advocacy group empowers women with diabetes

Endocrine Today, July 2018
In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with Anna Norton, MS, who is CEO of DiabetesSisters, a nonprofit organization whose mission…
Cover Story

Challenges of diabetes management compounded among homeless

Endocrine Today, July 2018
Even under ideal circumstances, diabetes is a complex condition that is not always easily managed. For the estimated 8% of the U.S. homeless…
FDA News

FDA expands Kisqali approval for advanced, metastatic breast cancer

July 18, 2018
The FDA approved ribociclib for use in combination with an aromatase inhibitor as initial endocrine-based therapy for pre- or perimenopausal women…